Yom Kippur Offers Spiritual Growth in New Canaan
Members of New Canaan's Jewish community will offer observers a chance to focus on atonement and spiritual involvement as they mark Yom Kippur on Saturday.
Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Daily New Canaan.
#1 Oct 9, 2011
This was a type of Judgement Day. No food or drink were permitted in the 25 hours of the fast and a day of self-denial and introspection.
For Christians, the day was fulfilled in Christ and his atonement. Though there are some Christians who observe it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_observ...
Like many parts of the Jewish faith, the facts of this "holiday" are not well known to non-Jews. The current writer once wrote to a Rabbi with specific questions about Jewish beliefs without getting a response. Let us hope that all facets of the Jewish faith will be open to others so that mutual understanding can be furthered.
Add your comments below
|Church accused of offering to 'cure homosexuali...||11 min||Lily||8|
|Message of peace to Islam's detractors on the o...||Jun '17||And burn your Koran||1|
|What I did in Ramadan||Jun '17||Ra_Ra||2|
|How to deal with hot weather while working||Jun '17||andet1987||14|
|Islampray 670x305||Jun '17||Simran68||2|
|Arctic Muslims don't make light of extreme Rama...||Jun '17||yehoshooah adam||3|
|Tamaqua churches gather for Day of...||May '17||Yard Ape||6|
Find what you want!
Search Fasting Forum Now
Copyright © 2017 Topix LLC